How to become a Bulldog!

How to become a Bulldog!

Steps to Becoming a Bulldog:

1.    Watch this video introduction from Head Coach Geoff Roche.
2.    Email Head Coach Geoff Roche to begin the conversation.

3.    We want to see you play: 
A video puts a face and game to a name. We will evaluate how you will fit into our program. Tennis is a big part of your life and college decision; sharing as much information as possible will allow for the best decision to be made.  
Things to include:
  • A Short Intro
  • Individual Strokes
  • Unedited Point or Match Play

See this link for more ideas:

Our preference is for you to email us an online link to your match play or highlight film. 
Also, send a schedule of your upcoming tournaments, your high school results, or any other exciting things happening in your life!

If you have a DVD or match film, mail it to:  

Geoff Roche
University of Redlands – Women’s Tennis
1200 E. Colton Ave.
P.O. Box 3080
Redlands, CA 92373-0999


4.    Visit Campus:  

We would love to have you on campus for a day visit to see all that Redlands has to offer.  During your visit, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a campus tour, meet with admissions, attend a class and talk with the coaching staff and players about our tennis program.  We want you to spend as much time as possible with our team. If interested, please contact Coach Roche at or 909-748-8417 to schedule a visit.

Here is some other information useful in setting up a visit:

Directions to Campus

Take a Virtual Tour

Hotels Near Redlands

5.    Check out our team Facebook and pages! 

From our Facebook you’ll be able to keep up to date on all the happenings with the Men’s Tennis program. Even if you cannot make the match or live across the country you can receive everything from match updates, pictures, and recaps to messages from the players. Keep Bulldog Tennis at your fingertips. GO DAWGS!

Also, be sure to check out the Redlands homepage where you will be able to keep tabs on articles and highlights of the Bulldog Tennis program.

6.    Financial Aid:  

We have an instant financial aid estimator, otherwise known as the Net Price Calculator.   The Net Price Calculator provides an early approximation of what a new first-year undergraduate student can expect to pay to attend the University of Redlands. If you are a transfer, readmitted, continuing, international or part-time student, contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

    • Apply for Aid:  Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) soon after Jan. 1 of the year that you wish to attend. In order to be eligible for the maximum amounts of grant money available, you must complete your FAFSA application by March 2.  You can begin your FAFSA online at U.S. Department of Education Web site.
    • California Residents:  If you are a California resident, you must also complete a Cal-Grant GPA Verification Form by March 2. Generally, your current high school or college will submit this form on your behalf. For more information on the qualification for the Cal-Grant, please contact the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC).
 7.    Apply to Redlands:

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the University of Redlands

Three Reasons to Compete for Bulldog Women’s Tennis

Admissions Process


8.    Become a BULLDOG!!

2013 Bulldog Women's Tennis Alumnae Match